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Dogs, Happy, Poking Heads Through Gap in Fence

Animal Welfare in Tasmania

The wellbeing of animals in Tasmania is a matter of very significant importance to the vast majority of the Tasmanian people.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Aug 2019

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Liberals' Animal Welfare Let Down

Minister Rockliff signalled the Liberals' plan to abandon their pledge to keep strengthening the Animal Welfare Act.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  8 Jun 2016

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Egg Labelling Only a Win for Industry

The welfare of hens was well and truly at the bottom of the list when egg labelling laws were debated at COAG.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  5 Apr 2016

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New Egg Laws Do Little For Hen Welfare

It's all well and good for the Liberals to claim new egg labelling laws are a win for producers and consumers, but they don't do much for the welfare of hens.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  31 Mar 2016

Greyhound, Lying Down

Greyhound Cruelty Needs Independent Investigation

Minister Rockliff must guarantee that any Tasmanian greyhound industry investigation into live baiting is independent and transparent.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Feb 2015

Dogs, Happy, Poking Heads Through Gap in Fence

Animal Welfare Act Review Implementation Stalled

Primary Industries Minister Rockliff refused to adopt the full recommendations from the Animal Welfare Act review.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Sep 2014

Parliament House, Tasmania

Backyard Egg Producers

The Hodgman government must review the regulations and consult with local small egg producers before the new labelling system is brought in.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  24 Aug 2014